Lost Worlds: Microphotography of Extinct Species
April 21, 2022 - July 22, 2022
Art meets science in this exhibition of photographs and artifacts from the field of paleontology. Co-curated with Mateusz Wosik, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biology at Misericordia University, this selection of photographs by researchers from all over the world highlights the natural beauty of cellular structures that compose some of the most fascinating creatures to have walked the earth.
In addition to Wosik, the exhibition features works by Jessie Atterholt, Ph.D., Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, California; Kentaro Chiba, Ph.D., University of Science, Okayama, Japan; Gregory F. Funston, Ph.D., University of Edinburgh, Scotland; Christian Heck, Ph.D., Pacific Northwest University, Yakima, Washington; Aaron R.H. LeBlanc, Ph.D., King’s College London, England; Carmen Nacarino-Meneses, Ph.D., Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont, Barcelona, Spain; Ashley W. Poust, Ph.D., San Diego Natural History Museum, California; Frank J. Varriale, Ph.D., King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania; and Megan Whitney, Ph.D., Harvard University, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Wednesday, June 15 at 5 p.m.
We will be having our third annual Family Night at the gallery with a free movie screening and printmaking craft for the whole family to enjoy.
Mini-tours with Mateusz Wosik, PhD
Grab dinner at Chick-Fil-A
Dino-Linocut printing (Insalaco 218)
Jurassic Park (1993) PG-13
After the movie, Ask-a-Paleo all your dinosaur questions!
Recommended ages 7-12
Supplies provided, admission free for all
Location: Insalaco Hall, Room 218
Co-sponsored by Chick-fil-A Express at Misericordia University operated by Metz Culinary Management.
Please RSVP to ArtGallery@misericordia.edu or (570) 674-6250
Film Screening and Talk Back
Wednesday, July 20 at 4 p.m.
Immediately following the 4pm screening of Jurassic World, pose your questions to local paleontologists Mateusz Wosik and Frank Varriale!
Purchase tickets: http://tinyurl.com/JurassicWorldMU
Pauly Friedman Art Gallery at Misericordia University is hosting this special screening of "Jurassic World: Dominion" (2022) in association with the exhibition.
Attendees of the screening at 4pm July 20 will be invited to stay for a free Ask-A-Paleo session with Mateusz Wosik, PhD, Paleontologist at Misericordia University, Dallas, PA; and Frank Varriale, PhD, Paleontologist at King's College, Wilkes Barre, PA.
Parents Strongly Cautioned. Some material in the film may be inappropriate for children under 13.
Ticket Prices: Child @ $7.00ea. | Matinee @ $7.25ea. | Senior @ $7.00ea. A convenience fee of $1.75 will be added per ticket when purchased online. (These prices are set by RC Theatres, not Misericordia University)